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CBS
Nov 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
slaughtered for their tusks. so who's buying that illegal ivory? holly williams shows us in a hidden camera investigation. >> oh, wow. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. today susan rice had high hopes for what might have been the most important diplomatic mission of her career so far. but the u.s. ambassador to the united nations' attempt to reach agreement with republican senators today failed. rice is a favorite of the president's to be nominated as secretary of state to replace hillary clinton. if he does nominate race, she would have to be approved by the senate. margaret brennan is covering for us tonight. margaret? >> reporter: good evening, scott. ambassador rice asked for the meetings on capitol hill today in hopes of patching up differences she has with at least three republicans. the senators have vowed to stop a nomination of rice because of comments she made after the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. today for the first time she acknowledged her comments were wrong. ambassador race met her toughest critic
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
constitution for egypt and holly williams is there. >> reporter: rival protesters clashed head on today outside cairo's presidential palace. president mubarak's opponents say -- president morsi's opponents say the knew constitution fails to protect basic rights especially those of women. his supporters many conservative muslims, say that's untrue and both sides blamed each other for the violent confrontation. two years ago during the egyptian revolution these groups worked together to top it will country's long-time dictator. now they're back on the streets fighting each other. at a meeting called by the opposition today this man accused one of their leaders of being a holdover of the old regime and was quickly shouted down. we stopped mohammed elbaradei as he tried to leave. just one question for cbs news! >> reporter: he's a former presidential candidate and told us he doesn't trust the government's offer to negotiate. >> this is a ploy and we are not -- we will continue to push until we get a proper mechanism to develop a developpic constitution and to make sure that the goals
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 5:30pm PST
next. next on cbs 5 >>> finally tonight, ever since william and kate said "i will," everyone has been wondering when they would -- have a baby, that is. mark phillips is in london with great expectations. >> reporter: judging from the way she was hopping around playing field hockey at her old school last week, kate the duchess of cambridge did not seem either pregnant or unwell. but now it's official. she's both. the royal family was forced to announce the pregnancy earlier than it would have liked because kate at less than 12 weeks pregnant has been admitted to this london hospital with an acute form of morning sickness, a condition obstetricians like daghni rajasinghm say is uncomfortable but not at this stage worrying. >> she can become dehydrated, and the admission is to rehydrate through intravenous fluids. >> reporter: the great unasked question in the year and a half since the wedding has always been when the pitter-patter of little royal feet would arrive. timing was everything. no baby, royal watchers said, until after the queen's 60 years on the throne jubilee was over. and
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
will take away many of their rights. holly williams is covering all this for us. she's above tahrir square in aairo tonight. holly? >> scott, the assembly that wrote this draft constitution is dominated by president mubarak's islamist allies, so on the one hand, it gives islamic law a bigger role in government. but on the other hand, a clause that specifically guaranteed equality for women was removed. today i spoke with an egyptian blogger and she told me she's worried that this draft constitution could be used to violate her rights. >> you take your salary from my taxes. you have no right to tell me how to live my life, how to dress, how to talk. you have no right to put me in jail because i'm expressing on opinion on the internet or in the streets and this is what they did in the constitution. >> pelley: holly, with so much opposition, what are the chances that president morsi is going to get this constitution through an election? >> well, mr. morsi is making a political gamble. he is betting that a majority of egyptians will vote for this draft constitution. and if he's right, t
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
constitution that they fear will take away many of their rights. holly williams is in cairo for us tonight. holly. >> reporter: well, scott, some people here thought that after days of protest and bloodshed, president morsi would make a major concession tonight, but what he did offer won't be enough theirs opponents. they wanted him to immediately give up all of the sweeping new powers that he gave himself two weeks ago, and they wanted him to postpone a referendum on egypt's new constitution, which is due to take place in under 10 days' time. they say that constitution doesn't protect the rights of all egyptians. but president morsi didn't do either of these things. instead, he offered to give up just one of his new powerses, a vaguely worded right to take all necessary steps to protect the country. he said he'd give up all the other powers once the referendum has taken place. >> pelley: so, holly, what's the reaction been on the street? >> reporter: well, there were thousands of anti-morsi protesters outside the presidential palace tonight. they listened to president morsi's spee
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